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Germany bans smartwatches for kids and asks parents to destroy them

Germany bans smartwatches for kids and asks parents to destroy them

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Germany's media transmission office, the Bundesnetzagentur, has restricted smartwatches for kids, and is requesting that guardians wreck them. As per Bleeping Computer, (by means of Gizmodo) the controllers have considered smartwatches focused at kids "restrictive listening gadgets" and are requesting that guardians wreck any smartwatches their children have and encouraging schools to give careful consideration to kids with them.



http://www.statetechnews.com/2017/11/germany-bans-smartwatches-for-kids-and.html

Germany is focusing on the listening abilities of smartwatches yet peculiarly didn't say anything in regards to the European Consumer Organization's (BEUC) declaration that smartwatches represent a security risk to children's protection. The BEUC cautioned that GPS-following smartwatches could be hacked and assailants could track or farce the GPS area of children's smartwatches.

On the off chance that Europe's crackdown on smartwatches proceeds with, it will compel makers to venture up their security conventions and enhance the smartwatch showcase — which isn't that awesome right now — for everybody.

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